Public sponsors

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
NSERC is a government-run agency to financially support Canadian students and researchers with innovative discoveries. By supporting Canadians in their advanced studies, they help foster a community of thinkers and scientists.


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Canada Foundation for Innovation
The CFI financially supports many Canadian researchers worldwide to guarantee that they have the equipment and tools they need to create and test innovative ideas. We are collaborating with the University of New Brunswick under this fund.


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Ontario Research Fund
The Ontario Research Fund provides research institutions (both large and small) with funding to help support their infrastructure needs like developing/maintaining advanced facilities and high-end equipment.


Ontario Centres of Excellence

Ontario Centres of Excellence
OCE accelerates innovation through game-changing research leading to successful commercialization and vibrant collaboration between industry and academia helping to launch the next generation of products and jobs.


  • Medical Sciences Proof-of-Principle
  • TalentEdge Fellowship

Private sponsors

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DynaCare Laboratories
DynaCare designs a variety of health solutions for everyone in the health industry. They develop and organize point-of-care health-related services so your health can be diagnosed and monitored in the comfort of your own home. DynaCare facilitates collaborations between insurers and hospitals so you never have to worry.

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Mobio Interactive (Concluded)
Mobio Interactive is an interdisciplinary company that intergrates UX design, brain health, and biomedical industries to develop novel health solutions for patients. Their technology allows you to use everyday computers such as your smartphone and laptop, and transforms them into complex biosensors.

Exo Insights
EXO Insights helps global energy companies uncover the full performance potential of the their workforce. The EXO Biometric VR/AR solution transforms and builds on existing industrial safety and training standards to move organizations past traditional training methods.

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Cognixion is a mission-driven company, aiming to unlock speech for hundreds of millions of people worldwide affected by communication disabilities. By providing affordable and accessible technologies that are powered by AI (artificial intelligence), the world will look and feel very different in the next decade.

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Unitron is part of the Sonova Group, the leading manufacturer of innovative hearing care solutions. Present in over 90 countries and with a workforce of more than 14,000 dedicated employees, Sonova offers its customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry – from hearing instruments to cochlear implants to wireless communication solutions.

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HelpWear is striving to achieve better at-home healthcare by developing affordable and accessible products for patients all around the world. HelpWear’s focus is clinical need driven innovation, designing solutions to not only what a patient would need, but from a clinical perspective, to what the healthcare system requires as well.